Voltas To Represent Thies In India

Under a new agreement, the Textile Machinery Division (TMD) of India-based Voltas Ltd. – a marketer
and service organization for the textile industry, and a Tata Enterprise – will represent the
dyeing and finishing machinery of Germany-based Thies GmbH & Co. KG in India.

Voltas’ TMD has serviced India’s textile companies with total solutions for more than five
decades, and works to align its customers’ needs with technological advances. Currently, the
company operates 16 branches across India employing more than 350 associates.

Thies manufacturers its products according to quality management systems based on DIN EN ISO
9001 standards, and offers its research and dyehouse facilities to customers and potential buyers
for trials. The Thies product line includes Jet and Soft Flow fabric dyeing machines,
high-temperature and atmospheric jiggers, fully automated yarn-dyeing machines and pressure dryers,
loose stock bleaching and dyeing plants, laboratory and small-scale production dyeing machines,
beam-dyeing machines for yarn and fabric, continuous and discontinuous tumblers, heat-recovery
units, control systems for machines and plants and centralized overhead systems. The company also
offers dyehouse planning and design services.

March 10, 2009